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Red-breasted sapsucker

Sphyrapicus ruber

Description:

The Red-breasted Sapsuckers has a red head and breast. Their upperparts are black barred with white, and they have a prominent white stripe across each black wing. Males and females look much alike.

Habitat:

Spotted at the West Hylebos Wetlands Park.


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1 Comment

Neil Ross
Neil Ross 2 months ago

Ah, the culprit of your damaged birch tree spotting. I love the plumage, particularly the red hat :) Wonderful spotting, Brian.

Brian38
Spotted by
Brian38

Federal Way, Washington, USA

Lat: 47.29, Long: -122.33

Spotted on Jan 18, 2020
Submitted on Jan 19, 2020

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